A year ago Eoin started day one of a new treatment phase (IM-1). All of his treatments from diagnosis until this day didn’t “count” towards the three years of treatment that boys require. I remember feeling shocked to discover that all the time from diagnosis until that moment was “extra” time. Those first two horrible… Continue reading Happy Anniversary
I had the idea to capture Eoin each Clinic visit while they charted his height. There were many times I forgot or he felt so bad I didn’t take the photo. As I uploaded these, I was surprised to find that the photos didn’t speak all the words that I thought they would. There are… Continue reading A Year in Pictures
We made it to the one year mark. A year ago, this didn’t feel possible but we agreed to just put one foot before the next and just keep moving no matter the pace. But now last September feels like a lifetime ago and I can’t even remember what life was like before it revolved… Continue reading Being a Cancer Mom
Here is a highlight reel from our summer: LB graduated from Pre-K LB learned how to ride her bike without training wheels Eoin went bowling for the first time and LOVES it The kids took swimming lessons and Eoin jumped off the diving board Eoin entered the Maintenance stage of treatment Eoin and I went… Continue reading Summertime
EIt is hard to believe that Eoin turned 4 today. He has battled bravely for 11 months. Last year, at this time he was on antibiotics and steroids to fight off something…he had a pocket of collapsed lung so we treated him as if he had pneumonia. None of us knew or in a million… Continue reading Four!
We are cruising along through Interim Maintenance #2. Yesterday marked Day 31 and Eoin had a spinal tap with chemo. After that procedure, he headed back up to Clinic to receive vinCRIStine and IV Methotrexate (MTX). His MTX is an escalated dosage that is count dependent, so this week he stayed at the same dose as… Continue reading Day 31 of IM-2
“I could not ask for more than this time together I could not ask for more than this time with you Every prayer has been answered Every dream I have’s come true And right here in this moment is right where I’m meant to be Here with you here with me” -Edwin McCain This past… Continue reading I Could Not Ask For More